Grammy Museum Experience Prudential Center in Newark will present its first “Grammy Month Celebration” this month, with appearances by “I Will Survive” singer Gloria Gaynor, jazz bassist Christian McBride and others. (This year’s Grammy Awards show takes place Jan. 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.)
The series begins Jan. 13 at 11:30 a.m., with an appearance by children’s entertainers Lucy Kalantar & the Jazz Cats.
McBride will participate in a conversation and question-and-answer session (moderated by his wife, singer and Jazz House Kids founder Melissa Walker) and also give a performance, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 15 at 7:30 p.m., Gaynor will participate in a conversation and question-and-answer session, and also perform.
Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m., Grammy Museum Experience will host a 40th anniversary celebration for the reggae label, VP Records, featuring a conversation and question-and-answer session and a performance by VP artists Busy Signal, Christopher Martin, Jah 9 and Red Fox.
For information, visit grammymuseumexp.org.
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